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Investment Executive to Chair Pitzer College Board of Trustees

Claremont, Calif. (September 16, 2005) — Pitzer College, a member of The Claremont Colleges, is pleased to announce Eugene P. Stein as the new Chair of the Pitzer College Board of Trustees. Stein, Vice Chairman of Capital Guardian Trust Company, a global investment management company, was unanimously elected as Board Chair and will serve a [Read More...]
September 16, 2005
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Pitzer College Ranked in Top Tier of National Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S.News & World Report

Claremont, Calif. (August 19, 2005) — Pitzer College is ranked 53rd overall in the nation among liberal arts colleges in the 2006 U.S.News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. Increasing from 59th place from the previous year, Pitzer’s rankings reflect continued strong placements in all categories, particularly among academic quality reputation, selectivity, and diversity. “Pitzer [Read More...]
August 19, 2005
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Pitzer Students Awarded 2004 Fulbrights

Claremont, Calif. (April 21, 2004) — Three Pitzer College students have been awarded Fulbright grants to continue in their fields of study. Two additional Pitzer students have been designated as alternates. The number of awards in 2003, six Fulbrights, surpassed the highest number won by Pitzer students since the school’s creation in 1963 and was [Read More...]
April 21, 2004
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Major Gifts Totaling $8 Million Transform Future of Pitzer College

Young College Comes of Age Claremont, Calif. (April 12, 2004) The youngest member of the Claremont undergraduate colleges, Pitzer College, successfully concluded the first comprehensive capital campaign in the College’s history with two major gifts. Ann, Russ and John Pitzer, the grandchildren of the College’s Founder and namesake, Russell K. Pitzer, have given $5 million, [Read More...]
April 12, 2004
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Visiting Scholar to Discuss Immigrants and Europe’s Criminal Economies

CLAREMONT, Calif. (Feb. 24, 2004) – Throughout Europe, immigration has been politically associated with crime. Some argue that such an association can be attributed to xenophobic, radical right parties. However, recent statistics have shown that immigrant involvement in criminal activities has increased. Professor Harlan Koff’s talk, “Integration or Marginalization? Immigrant Involvement in Europe’s Criminal Economies,” [Read More...]
February 24, 2004
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Commission Awards Grant to Pitzer College and Manual Arts High School to Improve Instruction

Claremont, Calif. (February 13, 2004) – The California Postsecondary Education Commission (CPEC) awarded Pitzer College and Manual Arts High School $594,924 to improve instruction. Pitzer has been awarded this three-year grant in federal monies to create a professional development collaboration to address teaching and learning conditions in history-social science departments. Other participants in the project [Read More...]
February 13, 2004
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Pitzer College to Host International Society of Political Psychology Conference

Panels will examine political order, democracy, intergroup conflict and political leadership CLAREMONT, Calif. (Jan. 9, 2004) — The International Society of Political Psychology will present a daylong series of talks on five topics in political psychology Saturday, January 17, in the Broad Performance Space at Pitzer College. The opening session will feature William Ascher, Dean [Read More...]
January 9, 2004